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Kitchen Assistants

19th May

Variable shifts available - Monday to Sunday

Part Time or  Full Time considered – up to 40 hours/week

£9.11 - £9.94/hour  - dependent on experience

Swarthmore Care Home is set in beautiful, landscaped gardens in the desirable village of Gerrards Cross, where there are many opportunities for residents to enjoy a variety of cultural and leisure pursuits. 

The care home provides respite, convalescent and palliative care to residents aged from 65, and to those living with a physical disability or sensory impairment.

We are an independent 40 bedded Care Home, established for over 70 years, and we pride ourselves on providing a safe and homely environment where the unique needs of each individual are recognised.   We are looking for caring and enthusiastic Kitchen Assistants to join our kitchen team.  

Under the guidance of the Chef and Senior Cook, you will accept all deliveries for the kitchen, checking the stock and storing/rotating as requested. You will assist with basic food preparation, preparing vegetables, salads and sandwiches, and serve food from our serving hatch for our residents. You will undertake pot wash duties using the hand sink and automatic dishwasher on a daily basis.  You will ensure that all kitchen equipment and kitchen areas are cleaned according to cleaning schedules, whilst ensuring compliance at all times of Health and Safety, Food Hygiene, COSHH and HACCP requirements and legislation.

You will have a can-do attitude, with experience of working in a busy kitchen environment as part of a small team, with the ability to communicate effectively with other team members.

Level 2 Food Hygiene Certificate Essential

Training will be provided

To apply, please contact Tracey Dovell/Carolyn Mellett by email –  or telephone 01753 885663


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